Ireland top Olympic qualifier after day two

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Ireland top the pool standings after two days of the men's hockey Olympic qualifying tournament in Dublin. On Sunday the Irish smashed in 12 against the Ukraine while on day one ther defeatd Russia 6-1.

Korea and Malaysia aloso have six points and performances so far suggests these two sides are the biggest threat to Ireland's chances of making the London Olympics.

Korea look particularly dangerous and Ireland, ranked 16th, will face their biggest test yet when they play the world's number six side at 6pm on Tuesday. 

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